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R| 1 hr. 30 min.

Plot Summary
Three salesmen for a foundering industrial lubricant manufacturer hang out in their company's hospitality suite at a major convention, waiting for the arrival of a prospective customer they've privately dubbed "The Big Kahuna," whose potential sales would turn the struggling company around. Phil (Danny DeVito) plays peacemaker between the cynical, argumentative huckster, Larry (Kevin Spacey), and Bob (Peter Facinelli), the company's newest hire, whose religious sanctimony irritates Larry.

Cast: Kevin Spacey , Danny DeVito , Peter Facinelli , Paul Dawson ,

Director: John Swanbeck

Genres: Comedy drama

Distributor: Lionsgate Films

The Big Kahuna (1999)

Release Date: September 16th, 1999|1 hr. 30 min.

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  • 75
    Bob Graham San Francisco Chronicle

    The dialogue is loaded with depth charges that take a while to explode beneath the surface. show more

  • 63
    Steven Rea Philadelphia Inquirer

    Doesn't have the dramatic heft to warrant all its angst and anguish. show more

  • 63
    Jack Mathews New York Daily News

    The dialogue often sounds like arch Mamet, and John Swanbeck's direction is as spare as the hotel-room decor. show more

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